To the New-Grad-Next-Generation-Nurse

To the New-Grad-Next-Generation-Nurse, Congrats, you have arrived!! It’s been a very long, very exhausting, very stressful, at-times-hopeless journey; but you pushed though. You have crossed the finish line. WELCOME to the most amazing (and most challenging Profession). You made it through soul-sucking academic papers, you made it through way-too-early clinical shifts, you made it through return demonstrations that made your …

Hey, NEW GRAD: NOBODY feels ready!

So, you passed Nursing school? GOOD ON YOU! Hours of studying, hours of paper writing, hours of clinical, hours of blood, sweat, and tears. Even after all of that, though- you STILL don’t feel ready. Nah, its worse than that: You feel like you know nothing. Zero. Zilch. N-A-D-A! You feel like you’ve been dropped into enemy territory and you …

Is it TRUE? Do Nurses EAT their young?

This is hard to write. It is hard to write because of the personal obligation to honesty and the professional obligation to integrity. Vowing to uphold and represent a Profession isn’t to be taken lightly. (Conscience speaking): “But without honesty there can be no change.” So, honest it is: Year One Nursing School: Wanted to quit Year Two Nursing School: …

Ever wonder why Nursing School is SO DANG HARD?

When I say DANG HARD– I’m talking like: Traumatizing-lightyears-beyond-all-else-nobody-gets-it HARD. I’m talking cry into your pillow and scream HARD. I’m talking melt-down-after-melt-down HARD. Ask any Nurse Grad about the HARD– the majority has likely blocked it all out; kinda’ like the pain of labour…. Ask them about finals- yeah, that’ll rattle their selective-recall. Why is it SO HARD? Why do …

Updates to the NCLEX from the NCSBN

Must know updates to the NCLEX & the NCLEX-PN effective October 1, 2020! We make it simple. N-Powerment Nursing involves numerous approaches to learning. It focuses not only on content, but places equal importance on the psychosocial challenges surrounding completion of registration exams. Rock your nursing registration exam with N-Powerment Nursing. A full NCLEX/ CPNRE prep program.

Harness Your POWER

So, Nursing is the most trusted, most admired Profession, EVER – We know this. What does that mean for you? You, the just-getting-started Nurse. You, the almost-graduated Nurse. You, the been-in-it-too-long Nurse. It means this: YOU ARE ADMIRED. How does that (100%) fact make you feel? It could go either way, right? You’re either relishing in the knowing that others …

NURSE BURN OUT: The struggle is REAL

An open letter to the burnt-out Nurse: Dear Nurse, You get up at the crack of dawn, throw you hair in a messy bun/ slick the gel on that says “I just rolled out of bed but I am at your service.” Did you EVEN eat breakfast? NAH, ain’t no nurse got time for that…  By the time you actually …

So, you’re going to Nursing School? 5 things you need to know

Prioritizing your time will be the biggest determinant of your success: They ain’t lyin’ when they tell ya’ nursing school is HARD; like, THE HARDEST, EVER! – It’s not so much the context of the work- it’s the mere magnitude of it. If you don’t learn how to prioritize your time off the hop- YOU WILL DROWN in a sea …

STOP Studying to PASS!

Are you studying for your NCLEX/ NCLEX-PN/ CPNRE with the goal of PASSING? Seems natural, right? I mean, that’s the goal: Get passed, get registered, GET TO WORK!!! Or, is it the goal? Should it be the goal? Nursing school does this to us, right? The exams come so fast; the skills testing comes so fast. We end up studying …